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The great cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo


The great cormorant is a large black water bird.Males are typically larger and heavier than females.They nest in colonies near wetlands, rivers, and sheltered inshore waters.


Spotted in the river Douro shores.They have a colonie in the river sand banks that exist in the river mouth


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Thanks Single D,you dont imagine the time i spend taking hundreds of photos,because they dont stay quit and even so,iam not happy with the focus of these ones.

Single D
Single D 3 months ago

Well captured photos. I've yet to get a good clear photo of these birds.

maplemoth662 2 years ago

Your welcome, AntonioGinjaGinja....

Thanks very much Maplemoth662,for your kind words

maplemoth662 2 years ago

Photo No. 1: is a beautiful photo....

Thanks Ava for your nice words

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Wonderful shot, Antonio!

Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.14, Long: -8.61

Spotted on Jan 31, 2016
Submitted on Dec 24, 2017

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